Find another word for epicureanism. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for epicureanism, like: hedonism, sensuality, self-indulgence, enjoyment, greed and indulgence.
Epicureanism need not detain us.
Epicureanism thought that " the wise man fears not death, before which most men tremble; for, if we are, it is not; if it is, we are not."
Human survival is taught, but not ultimate immortality; and, as against Epicureanism, Stoicism on the whole tends to deny free will.
His Histoire des causes premieres was among the first attempts at a history of philosophy, and in his work on Epicurus, following on Gassendi, he defended Epicureanism against the general attacks made against it.
Thus, with the exception of Epicureanism - which was always treated by Neoplatonism as its mortal enemy - there is no outstanding earlier system which did not contribute something to the new philosophy.